Ordering number : AS18537
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Mumei attributed as Sue Tegai.
AOI Bijyutasu Syosin Kanteisyo NBTHK Hozon Token
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :silver single habaki
Blade length : 67.8 cm or 26.69 inches.
Sori :1.4cm or 0.55 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.62cm or 1.31 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.91cm or 0.75 inches.
Kasane : 0.71 cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Middle Muromachi period.
Shape : Oosuriage mumei . the blade is regular width, thickness with small sori and longer kissaki.
Jigane :Itame had well grained with jinie attach and chikei work
about 15 cm from the monouchi area, small Fukure appear.
There is a Kitae-Ware near the Habaki.
Hamon :niedeki suguha hamon with small kinsuji. and Hakikake.
Special feature:Tha Hamon and the shape,
the blade looks early Muromachi period Sue tegai sword.
Tegai school started Kamakura period to Edo period.
According to the reputation,Suguha hamon cut well.
This sword has a lot of activities in Ha, so you will enjoy a lot.
Tegai school belonged to Yamato school
which has been kept so long period from Kamakura period
to Shinto period for a long period.
Koshirae : Handachi Koshirae
Saya : Unusual sayaa.
Tsuba :On the round shape thick iron Tsuba which is called To-Syo Tsuba.
Menuki : Gourd is engraved.
Fuchikashira: Iron Tsuba.
Kojiri: Iron, arabesque is engarved with gold color.
AOI ART estimation Paper: NBTHK Hozon Paper